The Singapore government has issued its long-awaited draft Cybersecurity Bill for public consultation. In light of the global increase in cybersecurity threats, the draft bill seeks to provide a framework for national cybersecurity and protect critical information infrastructure against cybersecurity threats. The provision of certain investigative and non-investigative cybersecurity services will also now be regulated under the draft bill. Click here for a detailed alert on the topic.
Key points to note
A Commissioner of Cybersecurity will be responsible for:
advising the Government in respect of cybersecurity matters
monitoring cybersecurity threats or cybersecurity incidents that may threaten Singapore’s national security